Office of Academic Integrity
- Academic Integrity Code
- Reporting a Violation
- Cheating & Plagiarism: Academic Dishonesty
Clayton Whitesides, Ph.D.
Academic Integrity Officer
The Office of Academic Integrity works to enforce adherence to the Academic Integrity Code of Coastal Carolina University. Under authority of the Office of the Provost, this office receives, processes and ensures fair adjudication of reports of academic integrity violations.
Coastal Carolina University is an academic community that expects the highest standards of honesty, integrity and personal responsibility. Members of this community are accountable for their actions and are committed to creating an atmosphere of mutual respect and trust. All members of our community – students, faculty, staff and administrators – share responsibility for promoting a culture of academic integrity. Each group plays a different role and, together, cultivates mutual respect and ethical behavior.